Alexandra Deprez graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 2012 with a degree in cultural anthropology and environmental studies, where she wrote an award-winning ethnographic senior thesis on conservation and illegal gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon. Most recently, she worked at the Paris-based Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), leading the think-tank’s research and outreach on the Paris Agreement’s transparency and accountability framework, in close support of the French presidency of the Paris Climate Summit. She previously was a High Meadows Fellow at Environmental Defense Fund, working as an analyst in the NGO’s corporate partnerships program on greenhouse-gas emission reduction initiatives as well as zero-deforestation agricultural supply chains. Alexandra is French and American and grew up trilingual in Costa Rica. At Yale, she is pursuing the joint degree with the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, studying environmental policy and management. She focuses on global climate change governance and food system sustainability.